African Plant Database

Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty
Information on the genus : Lagenaria
Basionym : Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Adenopus ledermannii Harms
=Adenopus multiflorus Cogn. (1916)
=Adenopus noctiflorus Gilg (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber to 6 m long with herbaceous stems, or robust, trailing herb.
Ecology : Rain- and ground-water-swamp- or other forests and swampy areas; riverine forest; scrub; 400-±2000 m alt. Principe, S. Tomé; Brazil (probably adventiceous).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:198 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 254 (2006).
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Record n°26211 modified 2007-03-30
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